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Assistant Professor of Education ESOL

Location:McMinnville, OR
Salary Range:Salary commensurate with qualifications, experience, and Assistant Professor salary scale.
Exempt/Non-Exempt:Exempt
Benefits:Comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurances, generous 403b contribution and tuition remission benefits.
Employment Type:Full Time
Department:Archive
Description:The Education Department seeks to fill a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Teacher Education with specializations in K-12 Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), Second Language Acquisition, Learning Methodologies/Theories, and Linguistics for ESOL educators.

Duties:• Teach a wide range of undergraduate education courses, including ESOL specific classes and general education classes each semester including January term courses (courses may include: Linguistics for ESOL, Foundations of Education, Foundations of ESOL, General Methods & Management, Planning Instruction for ESOL, Student Teaching Seminar).
• Supervise student teachers during their part and full time student teaching experiences in bilingual classrooms or classrooms with ELLs.
• Build and maintain strong relationships within the college, local schools, and community.
• Assist students as an advisor in academic and career planning.
• Maintain research agenda supporting professional achievement beyond teaching and community service.
• Perform the normal responsibilities of a faculty member at a liberal arts college, including helping with student retention and recruitment.
Qualifications:Minimum Qualifications:
• Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Education or related field
• Relevant experience and knowledge with and/or in preK-12 schools
• Evidence of excellent teaching at the college level in the US and/or abroad including the teaching assistant level
• Evidence of expertise in theories and methods of teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages including but not limited to linguistics, second language acquisition/learning, SIOP, GLAD, and CCSS
• Evidence of scholarship and/or research in teacher education and/or ESOL instruction
• Ability to advance the department’s commitment to diversity and multiculturalism through research, teaching, and outreach with relevant programs, goals, and activities
• Ability to relate well to, students in a small liberal arts college and to collaborate with faculty within the department, in other departments and college programs

Preferred Qualifications:
1. Bilingual literacy in Spanish and English
2. ESOL teaching endorsement
3. Valid state or national level teaching license
4. Evidence of successful teaching at the undergraduate level in teacher education
5. Teaching experience (more than three years) in grades preK-12 in a bilingual program K-12, preferably in a public school setting.
6. Experience supervising student teachers in school settings

Screening begins Oct. 25th, 2013. Please attach the following materials to your online application:
• A letter of interest
• Curriculum vitae including teaching, professional achievement and service.
• A statement of teaching philosophy
• Unofficial graduate transcripts (sent by Registrars of the institutions attended for your Ph.D. work. Finalists will be required to provide Official Transcripts.)
• Evidence of teaching effectiveness (teaching evaluations if available)
• Evidence of professional scholarship activity
• Three letters of recommendation

Direct any inquiries to Dr. Kena Avila kavila@linfield.edu.


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